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Lot 75: KOUNELLIS Jannis (1936 – 2017)‘Untitled’

Est: €4,000 - €6,000
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December 8, 2021, 8:15 PM EET
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Description

Signed mixed media on paperboard 70x100 cm

Literature

This very interesting representative work is one of the most sought-after drawings of the 1959-1960’ς period from Kounellis' first solo exhibition at Galleria La Tartaruga in Rome in June 1960. Kounellis presented a series of works with letters and typographical marks taking his cue and inspiration from Hugo Ball's vocal recital and Giuseppe Ungaretti's poetry. He even sang these vowels loudly as if they were his own musical scores.

Provenance

PROV. Sotiria Rallis (1944-2011) A gift from the artist - Priv. collection Piraeus - By purchase from the latter

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For more information please contact https://hellenicauctions.com

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The Greek Sale - 8 December 2021

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December 8, 2021, 8:15 PM EET Live Auction

Thessaloniki, Greece